Knife persons of YYE.


#1

After reading a debate about knives in another topic, I was wondering, is anyone else here in to knives? I’ve been in to/collecting knives for a few years, and I just love everything about it.

I just ordered a RAT Izula (which I’ve been wanting forever!), and a Benchmade Auto Triage.

Feel free to post anything about knives here, such as your collection, queries, and anything of that sort. As a question, I would like to ask, what knives do you guys use as an EDC? Personally, I love my Benchmade 556 Mini-Griptillian. It rocks! :slight_smile:


#2

Not really a knife enthusiast or anything, but I find them fascinating. Whenever I see a display of knives, I find myself wanting one. I never do, because I don’t know what I’d do with it mainly. I’m not even sure what the laws are up here in Ottawa, but certainly there’s not a culture that would see having an EDC as acceptable.

Like the many people, I think it started with an interest in swords… especially as depicted in martial arts movies or swords-and-sorcery fantasy novels. I always wanted a REAL katana. For a while, even wanted to study iaido. Alas, not gonna happen for me. :wink: Maybe a real tanto some day!


#3

Kershaw 1660CKT and a SOG Trident.

I actually got a set of swords from some random shop in the mountains a few years ago, need to be sharpened though. I didn’t feel the need to do that, but I may once North America is attacked by samurai.

I would love to get a set of throwing knives, and a medieval dagger if I can find one.


#4

I think it’s an interesting hobby, something I could get into if I didn’t have too many hobbies already.

But, I am a big fan of nice “multi-tools,” which include a knife…specifically leatherman tools, with all those different things crammed into one design. It always fascinates me, and they always come in handy. I keep several models around, one in my pocket for work, one at home, and one in the car. It saved me many times.

I own a pocket knife or two, but nothing special, beyond Swiss Army type stuff. Nice topic. If you guys have photos let’s see…I’m curious.


#5

TA, those kinds of gadgets are awesome. Last time I went to Mountain Equipment Co-Op, I walked out with a Gerber Curve… because, well, I needed/wanted a new yoyo string cutter for my carabiner. :wink:


#6

I had a Spyderco Ambitious for regular knife usage.

But it’s gone now.

As of now, I have a Swiss army knife, and this gerber knife.

I need more knives. I have been looking at BudK website and they have good deals.


#7

I use this - Buck 0503RWS, 2.5 in. blade. All I need.

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#8

Very cool topic!!! I have a TON of stuff… I will get some pics posted when I get home!!


#9

There’s mine


#10

Leatherman recently came out with this awesome multitool called the OHT. Usually, I prefer regular old knives because you can get better strength, higher quality baldes, etc, but this thing is a monster. I NEED one, stat! A friend of mine has one, and everything just clicks so well.

Below is a stock photo of the OHT (I can’t post my own pictures now, I’m on a trip):


#11

It might not be a good idea to get alot of knives or swords with kids around too.


#12

I have a pair of kunai


#13

That is sick! I have to have one now. :smiley: It looks great. You have good taste.


#14

I love knives. I don’t use em often but I do collect.
Nothing too fancy really, I have a Spyderco Tenacious, which has a great feeling to it when you hold it.
Also have two gerber paraframes, one of them being the little mini one.
I had a Kershaw Cryo too, I loved the feeling of the assist opening, but traded it for a Kershaw onion chive or something like that. That’s my edc, because it has a safety, just incase I have anything extra in my pocket. I’ll post pictures tonight :smiley:


#15

They are cool, and I wouldn’t mind having a few nice pocket knifes around, really nice ones. Well, here is the mediocre stuff I have now:

My everyday Swiss Army…nothing special, but gets a lot of use:

This is some cheapie…can’t remember if someone gave it to me, I found it or what. Cool looking blade though:

My first Leatherman tool that I bought. I have a double of this, so this one is pristine:

This leatherman I carry to work, just has basics in it, but it has the hand grip that is very comfy:

Knives don’t fit in the photo box good :stuck_out_tongue:

This is my largest Leatherman called the Wave: I have used it some, and need to lubricate it somehow…

My good friend’s daughter, a college student, got a Summer job selling knives for Cutco. So, to offer my support on her sales job, I got this gift set. I had to have these scissors because they come apart :smiley: I love this pair of scissors…cost me $100 (one yo-yo). The knife in the set is cool too, I like how the blade goes all the way through the handle. Good quality. I may get the complete set in the future…you never know:

Sorry about the photos, not my usual, just took some real quick to give you an idea.


(Owen) #16

I use this one cool knife to cut my food. I got it from Target I think its called “The Butter Knife” or something like that.


(JET) #17

Yup, Benchmade- a OTF, and pardue 530

Kershaw- BSA knive (i dont know the name)

And my FAV SPYDERCO!- Salt hawkbill H1 ladybug, OG tasman proto, police stainless steel proto,OG police model, and my cricket for keychain use, all are fully serrated.




#18

I’ve always been into knives but tend to lose them so I don’t go crazy with some of the really high end ones. I carry a Kershaw Vapor or Vapor 3 with almost everywhere I go. My next one will be a SpyderCo though I think. I’ve recently started following @bladehq and @knifethursday on instagram. I definitely recommend giving their profiles a look. So much cool stuff on there.